Keen Rivalry Among Swift & Co. Firemen

Issue 25 and Volume 68.

Keen Rivalry Among Swift & Co. Firemen Efficient Fire Prevention System in Big Plant Stimulated by the Offer of Prizes—Fire Marshals and the Men Included—Exacting Inspection System in Force PRECAUTIONARY steps now taken by the large industries of the country to reduce to a minimum losses through fire are evidenced in the comprehensive system of fire prevention now in operation in the plants of Swift & Company, packers. For the past fifteen years special attention has been given to improvement of the properties of the company from the standpoint of fire hazard, as well as from other angles. Insurance Department Has General Charge Heading this important branch of the company activities is the insurance department in the general offices, Chicago. The construction and insurance departments work hand in hand. All plans for new work or for changes in old buildings are submitted to the insurance department. If approved they are…

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